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AGE: 82 • Wilmington
Bridie T. Hennelly, 82, of Wilmington, DE, peacefully passed away on Tuesday, April 15, 2014 at Compassionate Care Hospice at St. Francis Hospital. Born in County Sligo, Ireland, Bridie immigrated to the United States in 1952 and was a homemaker throughout her life. She was a devoted member of St. Ann's Parish and a member of the Irish Culture Club of Delaware. Bridie was well known for her Irish sense of humor and wit, and she always enjoyed a good "crack"
She was predeceased by her daughter, Siobhan Tanaka; and her twin sister, Ethel Boland. Bridie is survived by her daughter, Mary Hennelly Bomberger and her husband, Doug; her sister, Kathleen Dunleavy and her husband, Luke; and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank the staff of Compassionate Care Hospice for the care and kindness given to Bridie.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Ann's Church, Gilpin Avenue and N. Union Street, Wilmington on Wednesday, April 23 at 10:30AM. Entombment will follow in Cathedral Cemetery. The viewing will be held privately. In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Bridie may be made to Compassionate Care Hospice IPU at St. Francis, 702B Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE 19805.
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Published in The News Journal from Apr. 17 to Apr. 21, 2014